The Times – ‘Soft ways into university face the axe’

In an article in the Sunday Times Libby Hackett, director of University alliance, welcomed plans to scrap UCAS tariffs for certain vocational courses as alternatives to A-levels.

“[Parity of esteem] is a laudable aim, but it never did provide that equality of status because it does not compare like with like. It’s trying to put different types of qualifications into a single system. It doesn’t help anybody,” Hackett said.

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